4th District  

 

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Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p
Monday - Friday
closed legal holidays
NOTE: Service counters and phones close to the public at 1:30p on Wednesdays, but hearings and trials continue as scheduled. (more)
Court Locations

Conciliation Court
Minneapolis City Hall
350 South 5th Street
Room #306
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612)348-2713
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Division 1
Hennepin Co. Govt. Center
300 South 6th Street
Skyway Level
Minneapolis, MN 55487
(612)348-3164 (Civil)
(612)348-2040 (Crim/Traffic)
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Division 1
Public Safety Facility (PSF)
401 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612)348-2040 (Crim/Traffic)
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Division 2 - Brookdale
6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
(612)348-2040 (Crim/Traffic)
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Division 3 - Ridgedale
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(612)348-2040 (Crim/Traffic)
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Division 4 - Southdale
7009 York Ave. S.
Edina, MN 55435-0654
(612)348-2040 (Crim/Traffic)
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Family Court
Family Justice Center (FJC)
110 South 4th Street
Room #600
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612)348-6734
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Juvenile Court
Juvenile Justice Center (JJC)
590 Park Avenue, Rm. #100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612)348-4822
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Probate / Mental Health Court
Hennepin Co. Govt. Center
300 South 6th Street
Room #C-400
Minneapolis, MN 55487
(612)348-3244
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Hennepin District Court Fees

Make checks payable to: District Court Administrator

NOTICE: Many of the fees listed below were adjusted per MN Statute § 357.021s2(b) on July 1, 2013. See Public Notice.

Civil Court

Plaintiff/Defendant Filing Fee
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, 548.22, 357.021s2(b)
$324.00
Name Change-Applicant/Defendant Filing Fee
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Jury Fee (party requesting jury pays the fee)
MSA 357.021s2(1), 357.021s2(b)
102.00
File a Plea of Confession if Amount Confessed is $7,500 or less
MSA 548.23, 357.022*
70.00
File a Plea of Confession if Amount Confessed is over $7500
MSA 548.23, 357.022*, 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Implied Consent
MSA 169A.53s2, 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Tax Court Regular Division
MSA 271.06s4*, 357.021s2(1)*, 271.06s4*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Tax Court Small Claims Division
MSA 271.06s4*, 357.021s2(1)*, 271.06s4*
162.00
File Certified Copy of Foreign (out of state) Judgment of $7,500 or less
MSA 548.30, 357.022*, 357.021s2(1)*
70.00
File Certified Copy of Foreign (out of state) Judgment Over $7500
MSA 548.30, 357.022*, 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Appeal from Conciliation Ct for court trial/first filing by opposing party in Appeal from Conciliation Ct
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, MN Rules of Court, Conciliation Court Rule 521(2)(4), 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Appeal from Conciliation Court for jury trial ($324 first filing fee plus $102 jury request fee)
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, MN Rules of Court, Conciliation Court Rule 521(2)(4), 357.021s2(b)
426.00
Administrative Appeals
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Appellate/Supreme Court
MSA 357.08, MN Rule of Court, Civil Appellate Proc Rule 103s1d4
550.00
File a motion or response to motion in a civil case
MSA 357.021s2(13), 357.021s2(b)
102.00
Fax 1 - 50 pages
Every 50 additional pages
25.00
25.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Conciliation Court

Claim - up to $10,000
MSA 357.022*
70.00
Counterclaim - up to $10,000
MSA 357.022*
70.00
Subpoena
MSA 357.021s2(3), 357.021s2(b)
18.00
Witness Fee
MSA 357.22
20.00
Witness round trip mileage
MSA 357.22
0.28/mile
Copy of court record
MSA 357.021s2(2), 357.021s2(b)
10.00
Certified copy of court record
MSA 357.021s2(2), 357.021s2(b)
16.00

Request for Driver's License Suspension
MSA 357.021s2(2)

16.00
Special Term Motion (first filing)
MSA 357.022*
70.00
Appeal – court trial
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
Appeal – jury trial
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
426.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Criminal / Traffic Court

Copy of ticket- original 10.00
Copy of ticket- screen print 10.00
Records Check- Certified, if no record 16.00
Records Check- Certified, if record exists 16.00
Expungement of Criminal Record 324.00
Criminal Expungement Forms Packet + Criminal History Printout (Register of Actions)
10.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Family Court

Petitioner/Plaintiff and Respondent/Defendant filing fees
MSA 357.021st2, 518.005s6

Divorce (Dissolution) with or without Children

404.00

Domestic Abuse (respondent only) 324.00
Transfer of Legal Custody 324.00
All other non-dissolution or domestic abuse family actions 374.00
All motions, including child support modifications 102.00
Fax 1 - 50 pages
Every 50 additional pages
25.00
25.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Housing Court

File an Eviction Action
MSA 357.021s2(1)*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
File a Lock Out, Emergency Tenant Remedy Action, or a Tenant Remedy Action
MSA 357.021s(2)1*, 357.021s2(b)
324.00
File a Rent Escrow
MSA 504B.385s4*, 357.022*
70.00
Writ of Recovery of Premises and Order to Vacate
MSA 357.021s2(5), 357.021s2(b)
57.00
Request for a jury trial
MSA 357.021s2(1), 357.021s2(b)
102.00

File a Motion or Response to Motion
MSA 357.021s2(13), 356.021s2(b)

102.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Juvenile Court

Petition for Adoption 399.00
Petition for Dependency, Neglect or Termination of Parental Rights 324.00
Motion to Intervene 324.00
Adoption Record Check 5.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Miscellaneous Fees

Transcript of Judgment issued from District Court
MSA 357.021s2(6), 357.021s2(b)
42.00
Transcript of Judgment docketed in District Court
MSA 357.021s2(6), 357.021s2(b)
42.00
Transcript Fees for Hearings and Court Proceedings
File a Satisfaction of Judgment or partial satisfaction
MSA 357.021s2(7), 357.021s2(b)
7.00
Assignment of Judgment
357.021s2s2(b), 357.021s2(7)
7.00
Application for Discharge of Judgment
MSA 548.181s1 (+ plus the initial filing fee if not already paid or waived)
5.00+
Certificate of Discharge of Judgment
MSA 548.181s3a
5.00
Supplementary Proceedings
MSA 357.021s2(14)
3.00
Issuing all Writs/Filing return
MSA 357.021s2(6), 357.021s2(b)
57.00
Judgment Search (fee for each name certified)
MSA 357.021s2(8), 357.021s2(b)
7.00
File documents by Fax (per group of 50 pages or part thereof)
MN Rules of Court, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 5.05
25.00
Request for Disclosure
MSA 357.021s2(14)
5.00
Order to Show Cause After Disclosure
MSA 357.021s2(14)
5.00

Request for Driver's License Suspension
MSA 357.021s2(2)

16.00
Notice of Attorney’s Lien
MSA 357.021s2(14)
1.00
Subpoena (each name)
MSA 357.021s2(3), 357.021s2(b)
18.00
Copy of Filed Court Document - Certified
MSA 357.021s2(2), 357.021s2(b)
16.00
Copy of Filed Court Document - Exemplified/Authenticated
MSA 357.021s2(14), 357.021s2(b)
14.00
Copy of Filed Court Document - Uncertified
MSA 357.021s2(2), 357.021s2(b)
10.00
Copy of Unfiled Documents
MSA 357.021s2(14)
8.00
Copy of Register of Actions
MSA 357.021s2(14)
10.00
Court Forms and Instruction Packets 0-10 pages
No
Charge
Court Forms and Instruction Packets 11+ pages 5.00
Criminal Expungement Forms Packet + Criminal History Printout (Register of Actions) 10.00
Divorce with Children or without Children Forms Packet 10.00
Harassment Packet No
Charge
NSF Checks (non-sufficient funds)
MSA 604.113s2
30.00

Probate Court

Initial Filing Fee
Estates/Trusts/Guardianships/Conservatorships
324.00
Responding, Intervening, or Adverse Parties (first filing) Estates/Trusts/Guardianships/Conservatorships 324.00
Petition commencing action after dismissal of initial petition (or case)
Estates/Trusts/Guardianships/Conservatorships
324.00
Guardianship Motions and Responses to Motions
Exceptions: No fee will be charged for uncontested petitions to allow accounts, sell real estate or discharges. Parties objecting to these petitions will be required to pay either an initial filing fee or motion fee, as applicable.
102.00
Trust Motions and Responses to Motions 102.00
Trust Accounts (Annual or Partial) 57.00
Deposit of Wills (Safekeeping) 29.00
Certified Sale Papers
Note: $48 includes Will, Order, and Letters. Additional documents are $16 per document.
MSA 357.021s2(2)
48.00

Certified Sale Papers for Successor
Note: $64 includes Will, Order, Successor Order, and Successor Letters. Additional documents are $16 per document.

64.00
Subpoena
MSA 357.021s2(3)
18.00
Copy of Filed Court Document - Certified
MSA 357.021s2(2)
16.00
Copy of Filed Court Document - Exemplified/Authenticated
MSA 357.021s2(14)
14.00
Copy of Filed Court Document - Uncertified
MSA 357.021s2(2)
10.00
Copy of Unfiled Document 10.00
MNCIS Register of Actions 10.00
Lis Pendens Certificate 16.00
Records Check - Certified, if record exists (per name or variation thereof)
(provides a printout of all cases, certifying each individual case is $14 per case)
MSA 357.021s2(14)
16.00
Records Check - Certified, if no record is found (per name or variation thereof)
(provides a Clerk's Certificate certifying no record found after due and diligent search)
MSA 357.021s2(14)
16.00
NSF Checks (non-sufficient funds)
MSA 604.113s2
30.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" above for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

*Effective 7/1/09, includes law library fee of $12 for District Court and $5 for Conciliation Court per MN Statute § 134A.09 subd.1.

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